Ideas of Jacques Derrida, by Theme

[French, 1930 - 2005, Born in Algeria.]

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1. Philosophy / C. History of Philosophy / 4. Later European Philosophy / d. Nineteenth century philosophy
Hegel was the last philosopher of the Book
1. Philosophy / H. Continental Philosophy / 6. Deconstruction
The movement of 'différance' is the root of all the oppositional concepts in our language
Derrida came to believe in the undeconstructability of justice, which cannot be relativised
Deconstruction is not neutral; it intervenes
Deconstructing philosophy gives the history of concepts, and the repressions behind them
2. Reason / C. Styles of Reason / 1. Dialectic
I try to analyse certain verbal concepts which block and confuse the dialectical process
3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 9. Rejecting Truth
Derrida says that all truth-talk is merely metaphor
19. Language / A. Nature of Meaning / 2. Meaning as Mental
Everything that is experienced in consciousness is meaning